human tissue law

human tissue law

A term of art referring to those UK Parliamentary Acts which relate to the handling of human bodies and tissues (and cells).
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It would have been really hard to do this without Science City, there was a lot of legal help around IT and human tissue laws, as well as business issues.
In releasing the audit last month, Knowles said human tissue laws would be amended, making it illegal to retain tissue from a postmortem or surgery without permission from the patient or next-of-kin.
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